Kenya - Infant Mortality Rate

Since 2014, Kenya Infant Mortality Rate decreased by 3.3% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 52 comparing other countries in Infant Mortality Rate with 29.4 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Kenya is overtaken by Eritrea, which was ranked number 51 with 30.1 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births and is followed by Botswana with 29.2 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births. Central African Republic topped the ranking with 83.3 Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births in 2019, that is a decrease of 1.4% versus 2018. Sierra Leone, Somalia and Nigeria respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Venezuela witnessed the best average annual growth at +7.9% per year, while Montenegro was the worst growing country at -12.5% per year.

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Date Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births
2019 29.40
2018 30.60
2017 31.80
2016 32.40
2015 33.30
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How does Kenya rank in Infant Mortality Rate?

# 193 Countries Units (Deaths) Per Thousand Live Births Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Central African Republic
83 2019 -1.4 % -2.2 % View data
2 #2
Sierra Leone
76 2019 -3.7 % -3.8 % View data
51 #51
Eritrea
30 2019 -3.8 % -3.0 % View data
52 #52
Kenya
29 2019 -3.9 % -3.3 % View data
53 #53
Botswana
29 2019 -2.7 % -3.3 % View data
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